One of Betty W. Skinner’s encouragers in her intense desire to be present to God in nature was Henry David Thoreau, American philosopher, naturalist and essayist. He too rejected the norms of society and turned to nature to try […]Read More about Walking
There have been ninety editions of this charming little book written over 600 years. The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi is a collection of legends of the most beloved figure of the Middle Ages. In the 13th century, […]Read More about The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi
Brother Lawrence was a 17th century monk and ordinary kitchen worker who became a legend in France for his simple, serene faith lived out continually in God’s presence amidst the pots and pans. He was a big, awkward, and uneducated […]Read More about The Practice of the Presence of God
Henri Nouwen was a Dutch priest, professor, and world-renowned author of thirty nine books that have sold over eight million copies. In Can You Drink the Cup he focuses on this question Jesus asked his friends, James and John, in […]Read More about Can You Drink the Cup?
“Show me Your way, O Lord!” The Psalmist’s cry echoes through every generation and the heart of every seeker of the Truth Who is at the heart of all things. Show Me The Way is an anthology of some of […]Read More about Show Me The Way
In 1986 Queen Elizabeth asked Reverend Mayne to become the Dean of Westminster Cathedral. He served there until 1996. This Sunrise of Wonder, his joyous autobiography written in 1995 for his grandchildren about what it means to be human in […]Read More about This Sunrise of Wonder
The Cost of Discipleship was one of those books that deeply influenced Betty and gave her courage in her darkest days. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a young German theologian, wrote it in the 1930s to examine the intense struggle and serious implications […]Read More about The Cost of Discipleship
God graciously taught Betty through the books He brought into her life over the years. Every summer she would take one to the mountain with her and read it over and over and over until she could grasp what God […]Read More about Rubber Band Books